Planet in Peril. "Where science gets respect." This recent satellite image shows a river of Saharan dust streaming out over the Mediterranean toward Italy. Credit: NASA
Thursday, 23 March 2017
World Meteorological Day celebrates importance of clouds for weather, climate and water
UN News Centre
A "thunderhead" in Manitoba, Canada. PinP photo.
Clouds inspire art and thought, but few natural phenomena are as important to weather, climate or water, the United Nations meteorological agency today said, launching a digital cloud atlas to celebrate World Meteorological Day. Details here.